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Community Notes

Sunday, January 8, 2012

The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:

Holiday Closure

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Clay County Courthouse, Soil and Water Conservation Office, Health Department and Extension Office will be closed Monday, Jan. 16.

All offices will re-open for regular business hours Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Ivy Tech Classes

The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, and Ivy Tech Community College are teaming together to offer college courses for interested individuals.

To learn more about programs or courses, call the LEAAP Center at 446-2536.


The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will welcome Tim Phipps at its meeting Monday.

Phipps will present, "Family History in the Civil War Era."

The program is open to the public and will take place at the Vigo County Public Library, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m.

Meeting Scheduled

The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting at 2 p.m., Tuesday, at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.

Council To Meet

The Brazil Common Council will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.

Trustees To Meet

The Jackson Township Trustee Board will meet Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., at the Jackson Township Community Building. For further information, call 446-5016.

Bee Documentary

The Wabash Valley Bee Club is inviting all to view the documentary, "Vanishing of the Bees," Jan. 11, in Meeting Room C of the Vigo County Public Library.

For further information, e-mail Riley.Honey.Farm@gmail.com.

Special Meeting for Carbon Council

The Carbon Town Council will conduct a special meeting Thursday, at noon, at Carbon Town Hall.

The purpose of the meeting is to take action on the Preliminary Engineering Report for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project.

The council will also take action on the salary ordinance for 2012.

Meeting Scheduled

The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will meet at 8:30 a.m., Jan. 12, in the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil.


The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday.

All are invited to attend.

On The Radio!

The Northview High School boys' basketball game on the road against the Bloomington North Cougars, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 17, will be broadcast live on 97.7-FM WCLS Radio.

Award-winning Tony Kale will handle play-by-play.

WCLS may also be accessed online at www.wcslfm.com.

Make 3D Snowflakes at Library!

Interested individuals are invited to the Brazil Public Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, to learn how to make a 3D snowflake.

The program is free for adults and open to the public.

For more information about adult, teen and youth programs, call 448-1981.

Blood Drive

The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive at the Brazil National Guard Armory Jan. 21, from noon-3 p.m.

The blood center hosts hundreds of drives each month.

Donors may find the most up-to-date blood drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 1-800-632-4722 and selecting option No. 4.

For further information, call 1-800-632-4722.

Food Giveaway

The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 446-3110.

Soup Bowl Benefit

Tickets for the second Soup Bowl Benefit are on sale now. The event will take place at the Maryland Community Church, 4700 S. State Road 46, Terre Haute, from 5-7 p.m., Feb. 4.

For further information on tickets, call 812-232-1447.

Gardener Courses

Classes for the Purdue Master Gardeners course will begin Feb. 13, and conclude May 14.

Cost for the program is $115, which covers course materials, speakers and a copy of the New Purdue Master Gardener book that was recently created.

The deadline to register is Jan. 31, at 4 p.m.

Poetry Competition

Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana recently announced it is accepting entries for the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition.

Entries must be mailed or delivered by Feb. 24.

Completed entry forms and poems should be delivered or mailed to Art Spaces, Inc., 669 Ohio St., Terre Haute, Ind., 47807.

For further information or an entry form, log on to www.wabashvalleyartspaces.com or www.artsilliana.org, or send requests to info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com. Those interested may also call 812-235-2801 or 812-235-5007.

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